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Cute characters go global through Licensing Show
Two of the character families created by Hong Kong company Gee Kingdom – Mikoko & Nikolas and Adorable Dogs – have won the hearts of European, South American, Chinese and Southeast Asian clients with its cute and approachable appearance.
13 Aug 2019
Bookworms flex muscles
The third HKTDC Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a close last month.
6 Aug 2019
Small country, big dreams
The 30th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair wrapped up on Tuesday, 23 July, having drawn nearly 1 million visitors to browse through the books and related materials which the exhibitors offered; a wide range of thematic events and presentations also proved a drawcard.
30 July 2019
Innovation beckons publishers
The publishing industry faces massive challenges and opportunities as sales of printed works decline while digital offerings grow explosively.
23 July 2019
Mysterious worlds revealed at Book Fair
The annual summer literary extravaganza, the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, enters its 30th edition in 2019 and is expected to draw 686 exhibitors from 39 countries and territories.
16 July 2019
Taiwan gears for 5G roll-out
At present, 5G mobile networks are in various stages of development in nearly every industrialised nation.
9 July 2019
Bold buys vote of confidence in toy retailers
The global toy retail market continues to find itself in a protracted period of change and reinvention, with many vendors struggling to stay abreast of the frequent changes to consumer behaviour.
3 July 2019
US fintech firm keeps clients close
On a Friday afternoon in mid-May in the Enfusion Hong Kong office, Bob Feng, Director of APAC Business at the firm, enthusiastically rings a brass bell to announce that another client has been successfully brought onboard.
25 June 2019
Middle East, North Africa present attractive markets
The dynamic and rapidly growing Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region constitutes a vital component of the Belt and Road Initiative, reviving the ancient Silk Road trade route.
18 June 2019
Choking pollution inspires innovative mask
Key prerequisites for a start-up include a strong partnership and a fresh perspective; the founders of innovative pollution-screening mask maker Boutique R-PUR are fine examples of this.
11 June 2019
Cutting-edge smart-city firm picks Hong Kong
“Our business is international but the location for our headquarters is strategic,” Anywhere Networks CEO Winfred Fan said when explaining why the technology company decided to establish its base in Hong Kong.
4 June 2019
Diversity rules among start-ups
Diversity is a key to success for enterprises ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to giant corporations and entire economies; and Hong Kong’s start-up scene shows the city has diversity in spades.
28 May 2019
Fairs draw buyers from across globe
Innovation and technology in general, and smart cities in particular, were high on the agenda in April as exhibitors and buyers from all over the world flocked to Hong Kong to take part in seven fairs organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in the peak season for expos.
21 May 2019
Hands-on entrepreneurs in focus
The term “start-up” often brings to mind a team of engineers devising the next big thing in such abstract areas as fintech or blockchain but the start-up innovation field is limitless and many start-ups develop hands-on solutions which impact our daily lives.
15 May 2019
Home products have the smarts
Houseware product and service providers are eager to ensure their products are future-proof as the smart home rapidly switches from concept to reality, as shown by the offerings at the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the concurrent 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair.
7 May 2019
Fashion-conscious shoppers turn green
The founders of ethical start-ups producing clothes and accessories with a lighter environmental footprint may be inspired by their own beliefs – but they’re also catering to consumer demand.
30 April 2019
Electronics world turns ‘smart’
“Smart” was the word du jour at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) twin innovation showpieces in April – the 16th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and HKTDC International ICT Expo.
24 April 2019
Australia set to open gates for Hong Kong
Hong Kong and Australia signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and an Investment Agreement on 26 March which will enter into force after the two governments complete their respective internal procedures.
16 April 2019
Hunt is on for InnoStars
The Our Hong Kong Foundation, noting the need for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to develop a long-term strategy and take a holistic approach in driving innovation and technology, made several recommendations in its landmark report on the issue.
9 April 2019
Innovative testing service leverages technology
Exports have always been a main sector of Hong Kong and require a range of services – such as auditing, inspection, safety testing and supply-chain management – to ensure product quality meets international standards and destination-market regulations.
2 April 2019
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